Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Decision Time in Syria

By George Friedman May 14, 2018 @ Geopolitical Futures (subscription site)

Several years into its civil war, Syria is less its own country and more a loosely defined area where other countries advance their interests. There are now six powers involved there: Russia, Iran, Turkey, the United States, Israel and the Syrian government itself. (I exclude the British and French, who only sometimes visit.) There are also several stateless groups, such as the Islamic State and the Syrian Kurds, that are trying to carve out some space for themselves. Their territories expanded and contracted, but the basic reality is that Syria is in chaos, and the chaos was tacitly agreed upon.........To Read More....

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